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1964 Pittsburgh Steelers

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5-9-0, Finished 6th in NFL East Division  · 1964 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.0, Offense: -5.9, Defense: -1.0, SoS: -2.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 253 points (18.1/g), 11th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 315 points (22.5/g), 9th.
 Differential of -62 points (-4.4/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 5.2-8.8.

Coach: Buddy Parker (5-9-0)

Stadium: Pitt Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Rhode Island (Kingston, Rhode Island)

Team Info

Founder/Principal Owner/President Art Rooney
General Manager Francis Fogarty
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 253 3960 890 4.4 41 17 18 233 141 323 1858 14 24 5.0 105 516 2102 14 4.1 110
Team Defense 315 4231 874 4.8 26 14 23 253 185 378 2237 16 12 5.3 121 454 1994 15 4.4 109
Lg Rank Offense 11 10 11 6 9 13 14 13 11 13 2 4 5 6
Lg Rank Defense 9 7 14 9 12 6 3 4 13 6 12 13 8 14

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 13 boxscore L 0-1 Los Angeles Rams 14 26 11 167 48 119 8 9 175 27 148 1
2 Sun September 20 boxscore W 1-1 New York Giants 27 24 14 214 77 137 2 24 356 209 147 2
3 Sun September 27 boxscore W 2-1 Dallas Cowboys 23 17 16 291 160 131 19 320 170 150 2
4 Sun October 4 boxscore L 2-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 7 21 18 293 207 86 2 20 452 180 272 1
5 Sat October 10 boxscore W 3-2 @ Cleveland Browns 23 7 28 477 123 354 1 14 217 121 96
6 Sun October 18 boxscore L 3-3 @ Minnesota Vikings 10 30 15 227 117 110 2 20 310 91 219 1
7 Sun October 25 boxscore L 3-4 Philadelphia Eagles 10 34 11 305 118 187 2 21 391 237 154 2
8 Sun November 1 boxscore L 3-5 Cleveland Browns 17 30 16 251 86 165 2 24 412 162 250 1
9 Sun November 8 boxscore L 3-6 @ St. Louis Cardinals 30 34 21 355 239 116 3 24 351 227 124 1
10 Sun November 15 boxscore L 3-7 Washington Redskins 0 30 16 267 156 111 5 13 286 184 102 3
11 Sun November 22 boxscore W 4-7 @ New York Giants 44 17 26 429 191 238 2 22 305 226 79 4
12 Sun November 29 boxscore L 4-8 St. Louis Cardinals 20 21 16 279 148 131 4 14 204 124 80 5
13 Sun December 6 boxscore W 5-8 @ Washington Redskins 14 7 13 180 41 139 3 12 184 102 82 2
14 Sun December 13 boxscore L 5-9 @ Dallas Cowboys 14 17 12 225 147 78 5 17 268 177 91 1

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
15 Ed Brown 36 P/QB 14 13 5-8-0 121 272 44.5 1990 12 4.4 19 7.0 54 7.3 5.1 16.4 142.1 55.2 1 2
14 Bill Nelsen 23 qb 5 1 0-1-0 16 42 38.1 276 2 4.8 3 7.1 44 6.6 4.3 17.3 55.2 47.3
12 Terry Nofsinger 26 1 0 3 4 75.0 35 0 0.0 1 25.0 22 8.8 -2.5 11.7 35.0 61.5
16 Tommy Wade 22 1 0 1 3 33.3 7 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 2.3 2.3 7.0 7.0 42.4
85 Gary Ballman* 24 FL/KR 13 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0
42 Dick Hoak 25 HB 14 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 26.3 14 5-9-0 141 323 43.7 2308 14 4.3 24 7.4 54 7.1 4.7 16.4 164.9 51.7 1 2
Opp Total 14 185 378 48.9 2582 16 4.2 12 3.2 6.8 6.25 14.0 184.4 72.2 42 345 5.3 4.8 10.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
35 John Henry Johnson* 35 FB 14 0 235 1048 7 45 4.5 74.9 16.8 17 69 4.1 1 21 1.2 4.9 1117 8 4
36 Clarence Peaks 29 12 0 118 503 2 70 4.3 41.9 9.8 12 113 9.4 0 41 1.0 9.4 616 2 4
42 Dick Hoak 25 HB 14 0 84 258 2 17 3.1 18.4 6.0 12 137 11.4 3 22 0.9 9.8 395 5 2
46 Phil King 28 8 0 26 71 1 12 2.7 8.9 3.3 4 32 8.0 1 13 0.5 4.0 103 2 0
15 Ed Brown 36 P/QB 14 13 26 110 2 22 4.2 7.9 1.9 110 2 5
85 Gary Ballman* 24 FL/KR 13 0 11 43 0 11 3.9 3.3 0.8 47 935 19.9 7 47 3.6 71.9 978 7 2
20 Paul Martha 22 14 0 4 12 0 10 3.0 0.9 0.3 6 145 24.2 0 54 0.4 10.4 157 0 5
33 Theron Sapp 29 11 0 4 15 0 5 3.8 1.4 0.4 1 44 44.0 0 44 0.1 4.0 59 0 1
14 Bill Nelsen 23 qb 5 1 3 17 0 13 5.7 3.4 0.6 17 0 0
28 Clendon Thomas 29 SE 14 0 2 7 0 4 3.5 0.5 0.1 17 334 19.6 1 49 1.2 23.9 341 1 0
88 John Powers 24 TE 14 0 2 10 0 9 5.0 0.7 0.1 8 193 24.1 0 42 0.6 13.8 203 0 0
31 Ed Holler 24 13 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 0.6 0.1 8 0 1
89 Jim Kelly 22 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 186 18.6 1 27 1.7 31.0 186 1 1
86 John Burrell 24 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 113 18.8 0 43 0.4 8.1 113 0 0
82 Chuck Logan 21 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.5 7 0 0
Team Total 26.3 14 516 2102 14 70 4.1 150.1 36.9 141 2308 16.4 14 54 10.1 164.9 4410 28 28
Opp Total 14 454 1994 15 4.4 142.4 32.4 185 2237 12.1 16 13.2 159.8 4231 31 24

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
26 Brady Keys 28 PR/RCB 14 0 14 172 0 90 12.3 7 168 0 34 24.0 340
85 Gary Ballman* 24 FL/KR 13 0 14 386 0 80 27.6 1364
20 Paul Martha 22 14 0 13 64 0 19 4.9 1 26 0 26 26.0 247
36 Clarence Peaks 29 12 0 12 326 0 49 27.2 942
28 Clendon Thomas 29 SE 14 0 7 171 0 37 24.4 512
47 Marv Woodson 23 4 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 5 178 0 63 35.6 178
33 Theron Sapp 29 11 0 4 43 0 14 10.8 102
86 John Burrell 24 14 0 2 0 0 0 0.0 113
46 Phil King 28 8 0 2 27 0 17 13.5 130
78 John Baker 29 RDE 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
21 Jim Bradshaw 25 LS 14 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
89 Jim Kelly 22 6 0 1 12 0 12 12.0 198
72 Ray Lemek 30 RG 14 0 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
Team Total 26.3 14 30 238 0 90 7.9 56 1356 0 80 24.2 6004
Opp Total 14 24 173 0 7.2 40 989 0 24.7

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
83 Mike Clark 24 K 14 0 25 13 52.0% 31 28 90.3%
15 Ed Brown 36 P/QB 14 13 31 1346 54 0 43.4
31 Ed Holler 24 13 0 31 1334 64 0 43.0
Team Total 26.3 14 25 13 52.0% 31 28 90.3% 62 2680 64 0 43.2
Opp Total 14 25 15 60.0% 39 36 92.3% 67 2646 39.5

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
20 Paul Martha 22 14 0 0 5 2 0 0
21 Jim Bradshaw 25 LS 14 0 1 39 0 39 0 0 1 3 80 2
15 Ed Brown 36 P/QB 14 13 0 5 0 0 0
35 John Henry Johnson* 35 FB 14 0 0 4 1 0 0
26 Brady Keys 28 PR/RCB 14 0 2 11 0 11 0 0 2 1 0 0
36 Clarence Peaks 29 12 0 0 4 1 0 0
85 Gary Ballman* 24 FL/KR 13 0 0 2 1 0 0
27 Dick Haley 27 LCB 13 0 2 11 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
30 Bob Harrison 27 RLB 11 0 0 0 3 0 0
44 Willie Daniel 27 RS 14 0 2 4 0 4 0
64 Chuck Hinton 25 RDT 14 0 1 8 1 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
42 Dick Hoak 25 HB 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
31 Ed Holler 24 13 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
51 Buzz Nutter 33 C 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
66 Myron Pottios* 25 MLB 7 0 1 8 0 8 0 0 0 1 0 0
78 John Baker 29 RDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
71 Charlie Bradshaw* 28 LT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
86 John Burrell 24 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
89 Jim Kelly 22 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
87 Dan LaRose 25 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Ray Lemek 30 RG 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
54 Max Messner 26 LLB 7 0 0 0 1 0 0
62 Mike Sandusky 29 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
33 Theron Sapp 29 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
50 Bill Saul 24 13 0 1 13 0 13 0
34 Robert Soleau 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
28 Clendon Thomas 29 SE 14 0 1 0 0 0 0
Team Total 26.3 14 12 96 1 39 0 0 28 25 80 2
Opp Total 14 51 24 10

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
83 Mike Clark 24 K 14 0 28 13 67
35 John Henry Johnson* 35 FB 14 0 7 1 8 48
85 Gary Ballman* 24 FL/KR 13 0 7 7 42
42 Dick Hoak 25 HB 14 0 2 3 5 30
21 Jim Bradshaw 25 LS 14 0 2 2 12
15 Ed Brown 36 P/QB 14 13 2 2 12
46 Phil King 28 8 0 1 1 2 12
36 Clarence Peaks 29 12 0 2 2 12
64 Chuck Hinton 25 RDT 14 0 1 1 6
89 Jim Kelly 22 6 0 1 1 6
28 Clendon Thomas 29 SE 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.3 14 14 14 2 1 31 28 13 253
Opp Total 14 15 16 2 6 36 15 315